Public Policy and Politics
February 27, 2015 | Research News
UGA receives $1.7 million USDA grant to improve nutrition in Georgia
A team of University of Georgia researchers, led by a faculty member in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, has received a $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to improve the nutritional habits of low-income Georgians.
February 27, 2015 | General News
UGA dedicates residential learning facility in Washington, D.C.
Pockets of snow dotted Delta Hall's front lawn on Thursday, Feb. 26, as the University of Georgia dedicated its new permanent residential learning facility in the heart of Capitol Hill.
February 23, 2015 | General News
UGA to dedicate Washington, D.C., facility Feb. 26
The University of Georgia will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Delta Hall, its new permanent residential facility located in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. at 608 Massachusetts Ave., NE.
February 20, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA’s 2015 Darl Snyder Lecture to feature African novelist Amadou Kone
The University of Georgia African Studies Institute will present the 2015 Darl Snyder Lecture March 3 at 10 a.m. in Masters Hall of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. Amadou Koné, a renowned African novelist and professor, will talk on "Questioning the African quest for identity." The event is free and open to the public.
February 19, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law to host annual benefit auction for student fellowships
The University of Georgia School of Law's Equal Justice Foundation will host its 30th annual benefit auction Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Foundry in downtown Athens. The evening will include both live and silent auctions.
February 18, 2015 | General News
Scholarship established in honor of former UGA School of Law Dean Rebecca White
The University of Georgia School of Law established the Rebecca Hanner White Scholarship, named in honor of White, who recently stepped down as the leader of the school after more than 11 years of service.
February 16, 2015 | Events on Campus
Amazon conservationist Randy Borman to visit UGA for Global Georgia series
Randy Borman, the son of Anglo-American missionaries who was born and raised among the Cofán people and who is now their Chief of Territories, will speak Feb. 19 at 4 p.m. in the UGA Chapel as part of the 2015 Global Georgia Initiative, an annual speaker series sponsored by the Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.
February 16, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law to host conference on social justice and legal representation
The University of Georgia School of Law will host the 10th Annual Working in the Public Interest Conference Feb. 28 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Registration is required at http://www.law.uga.edu/wipi.
February 13, 2015 | Honors & Awards
Terry College professor wins Langum Charitable Trust award for legal history book
Nathaniel Grow, assistant professor of legal studies in the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business, won the David J. Langum Sr. Prize in American Legal History/Biography for 2014.
February 13, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA law school’s Red Clay Conference to focus on public interests and private rights
The University of Georgia School of Law's 27th Annual Red Clay Conference, titled "Balancing Public Interests and Private Rights in Environmental Law," will take place Feb. 27 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Pre-registration is requested at http://www.law.uga.edu/red-clay-conference.
February 10, 2015 | Events on Campus
UGA conference on Holocaust theatre to feature work of George Tabori
The University of Georgia departments of Germanic and Slavic studies and theatre and film studies will host an international conference on "George Tabori and the Theatre of the Holocaust" Feb. 26-28. The conference, which will include speakers from Germany, Austria, England, Italy, Israel, Canada and the U.S., will examine political and aesthetic issues related to theatrical representations of the Holocaust.
February 5, 2015 | General News
Amann named law school associate dean for international programs and strategic initiatives
The University of Georgia School of Law has named Diane Marie Amann as its first associate dean for international programs and strategic initiatives. In this role, she will oversee collaborations between the Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy and the law school's faculty and students.
February 3, 2015 | General News
UGA’s Washington Semester Program welcomes largest, most academically diverse group
The University of Georgia's Washington Semester Program marks its seventh year with the largest, most academically diverse group in program history as students moved into the newly renovated UGA in Washington facility. Twenty-nine students-the largest group in program history-represent 17 majors in five colleges.
January 23, 2015 | Honors & Awards
UGA presents 2015 President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award
The University of Georgia presented four awards to Athens and university community members for exemplary community service Jan. 23 as part of the 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast sponsored by UGA, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and the Clarke County School District.
January 20, 2015 | Events on Campus
Cambodian author, human rights activist to give UGA’s first Betty Jean Craige Lecture
Loung Ung, an author and human rights activist who as a child in the 1970s survived the genocide by the Khmer Rouge in her native Cambodia, will give the inaugural Betty Jean Craige Lecture at the University of Georgia on Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.